Applied Arts Collection
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|Civiche Raccolte d'Arte Applicata di Milano|
The Sforza Castle
|Location||Piazza Castello 3, 20121, Milan, Italy|
The Applied Arts Collection of Milan (Raccolte d’Arte Applicata di Milano in Italian) is located in the Sforza Castle museum complex under the management of the municipality of Milan, Italy. The museum is divided into several sections with particular emphasis on jewelry, ivories, pottery and art glass.
The collection of artistic glass includes the Cup Gonzagna, made of crystal clear glass and decorated with a pattern of small golden flowers and the Gonzaga coat of arm with a quadripartite black eagle on a white background.
In the Sala Della Balla is the Arazzi Trivulzio, a series of twelve tapestries representing the different months of the years. Their design is based on drawings by Italian painter Bramantino.
Hercules fighting the hydra, Nicola da Urbino, maiolica, 1525-35, Urbino.
Crab, Ferruccio Mengaroni, maiolica, 1920-25, Pesaro.
- Media related to Raccolte d'arte applicate del Castello Sforzesco di Milano at Wikimedia Commons
- Le città d'arte:Milano, Guide brevi Skira, ed.2008, autori vari. (Italian language edition)
- Milano e Provincia, Touring club Italiano, ed.2003, autori vari. (Italian language edition)
- Applied Arts Collection, Municipality Of Milan Website